Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
10:00 am
The History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Douglas Starch Works Explosion, an event with repercussions for the entirety of Linn County – including the workers at the plant,...
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
10:00 am
The History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Douglas Starch Works Explosion, an event with repercussions for the entirety of Linn County – including the workers at the plant,...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Preschool Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes. We always recommend confirming...
Wee Read @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 17 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
10:15 am
During Wee Read caregivers share rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books with their little ones under 3. Held in the Children’s Storytime Room. Program lasts approximately 25 minutes. Occurs regularly on...
Wee Read @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 17 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 pm
11:15 am
During Wee Read caregivers share rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books with their little ones under 3. Held in the Children’s Storytime Room. Program lasts approximately 25 minutes. Occurs regularly on...
Art Lovers Book Club /Stories of Art and Artists edited by Diane Secker Tesdell @ Art Lovers Book Club / Stories of Art and Artists edited by Diane Secker Tesdell
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Stories of Art and Artists gathers two centuries of classic stories from around the world. From Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Artist of the Beautiful” and Albert Camus’s “The Artist at Work”...
Free Third Thursdays On Third @ Free Third Thursdays On Third
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
Join us for free admission every third Thursday of the month from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM. All exhibitions are free!  
Pajama Storytime / Not-So-Spooky Monsters @ Pajama Storytime / Not-So-Spooky Monsters
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
What’s that under your bed? What’s that thing in your closet? Don’t worry—it’s not what you think. When we read some books about not-so-spooky monsters, you’ll find that it wasn’t...
Reading to Dogs @ Ladd Library
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
6:30 pm
Make new furry friends as you improve your reading skills! Trained, certified therapy dogs provide comfortable companionship to emerging readers as they earn a free library book and bookmark. Everyone...
Free English Language Class for Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
9:30 am
Free English Language Class for Adults, Friday & Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am, at the Coralville Library downstairs meeting rooms. With support from the Friends of the Coralville Public Library. Childcare...
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 am
“Mother Goose on the Loose” is a 20-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 30-minute playtime. This program helps strengthen babies’ and toddlers’ foundation for literacy...
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
10:00 am
The History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Douglas Starch Works Explosion, an event with repercussions for the entirety of Linn County – including the workers at the plant,...
Night at the Museum Family Fun Day @ Night at the Museum Family Fun Day
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
It’s a night at the museum! Family Fun Night celebrates our fall exhibitions Up All Night: Art of the Dark and Haunted: Marvin Cone’s Ghosts. There will be a spectacular...
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
10:00 am
The History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Douglas Starch Works Explosion, an event with repercussions for the entirety of Linn County – including the workers at the plant,...
Ozobot Playtime @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Design a Halloween costume for an Ozobot and draw a spooky trail for him to follow including special tricks for him to perform. Please register by calling the library or...
STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Saturday mornings are for investigation! Elementary aged children and parents/guardians/ care-givers are invited to participate in a STEAM project that they will work on individually or with others. Participants will...
Family Storytime @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
10:30 am
Families spend time together listening to stories, music, and poems. Programs last approximately 30 minutes.
Scholastic Chess Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2:00 pm
Group lessons, organized chess activities, friendly tournaments, and free time to just play chess. Join the Scholastic Chess Club the first and third Sundays of the month (Sept-May) from 2-5...
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
9:30 am
“Mother Goose on the Loose” is a 20-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 30-minute playtime. This program helps strengthen babies’ and toddlers’ foundation for literacy...
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
10:00 am
The History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Douglas Starch Works Explosion, an event with repercussions for the entirety of Linn County – including the workers at the plant,...
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Preschool Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes. We always recommend confirming...
Preschool Storytime @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
10:30 am
Children ages 3 and up listen to stories, sing, and participate in a range of activities planned just for them. Held in the Storytime room. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes....
Doodlebugs at the Marion Public Library: Scared of the Dark @ Doodlebugs at the Marion Public Library: Scared of the Dark
Oct 22 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
10:45 am
Are there creepy creatures lurking in the dark? We’ll find out in today’s not-so-scary-after-all story. You can even make a creeper to take home!  
Free English Language Class for Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
9:30 am
Free English Language Class for Adults, Friday & Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am, at the Coralville Library downstairs meeting rooms. With support from the Friends of the Coralville Public Library. Childcare...
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
10:00 am
The History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Douglas Starch Works Explosion, an event with repercussions for the entirety of Linn County – including the workers at the plant,...
Doodlebugs at the North Liberty Community Library: Eerie Art @ Doodlebugs at the North Liberty Community Library: Eerie Art
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 am
Today’s subject is ghosts… but don’t be scared.  These are messy “ghosts” that are fun to make, and you can take them home, haunt-free.  
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
10:00 am
The History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Douglas Starch Works Explosion, an event with repercussions for the entirety of Linn County – including the workers at the plant,...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Preschool Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes. We always recommend confirming...
Wee Read @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 24 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
10:15 am
During Wee Read caregivers share rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books with their little ones under 3. Held in the Children’s Storytime Room. Program lasts approximately 25 minutes. Occurs regularly on...
Wee Read @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 24 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 pm
11:15 am
During Wee Read caregivers share rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books with their little ones under 3. Held in the Children’s Storytime Room. Program lasts approximately 25 minutes. Occurs regularly on...